A Prom for Someone Like Me

Homeschoolers participate in the same activities as public-schooled students, such as the Prom. They’re just a little different. đŸ˜‰

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Yes, even Homeschoolers get to have a Prom! Some are called “Spring Formal”, but they’re Proms nonetheless. They have a theme, music, dancing, dresses, suits, decorations, photos, and food. Of course since the home school culture is vastly different from that of the other schooling choices, there are plenty of differences from the one the local ISD or private school is sponsoring. The biggest differences are that it’s truly fun to be with everyone there and it’s safe.

Gathering of Homeschooled Girls in Prom Dresses
Group of young homeschooled women dressed for the Prom. Photo courtesy of Munchins On The Path Blogspot.

You’ll notice right away that the whole atmosphere is light and jovial. These kids want to be there and they know most of the other students already, as well as the parents and siblings. Not only will you see young adults enjoying their evening (you know a real smile when you see it) and making sure each guest gets to dance, but chaperones who happen to be some of the students’ parents (since they’re the teachers too) are actually appreciated and sometimes drawn into the soirĂ©e. Continue reading “A Prom for Someone Like Me”